Carol Steen, M.F.A

Instructor, Digital Multimedia Design

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    Lander College of Arts & Sciences

Carol Steen is an artist, writer, and curator. She received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and her work is in many public collections including the Library of Congress, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the McLaughlin Gallery in Canada. She has had over 20 solo exhibitions and been in numerous museum and gallery shows.

Professor Steen has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, and the prestigious New York Foundation for the Arts, among others. She has participated in many television and radio documentaries worldwide, including 60 Minutes, BBC, and NPR, and her work is included in over 40 books and articles including the Oxford Handbook of Synesthesia, Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times. She is frequently invited to speak, worldwide, at universities and museums and has presented at the Centro Nacional de las Artes in Mexico City; the Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo, NY; and at the Royal Institution in London. In 2014, she was the South Carolina Federation of Museums’ Keynote Speaker. Carol Steen has been on the Touro faculty since 1983.